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St. George to Thurber, Utah, 1883, where he labored as
teacher, assistant superintendent Sunday school and home
missionary; helped to build up Thurber and the sur-
rounding country. Moved from Thurber to Nibley, Ore.,
1902, where he acted as ward teacher and home missionary,
and helped to build up the city of Nibley. From there he
moved to Union, Ore., where he was ward teacher.

PETERSON, OLE (son of Per Olsen and Charstena Chris-
tensdatter, of Wallby, Sweden). Born Sept. 29, 1810, at
Wallby. Came to Utah 1857.

Married Bengta Andersdatter, at Wallby, who was born
March 23, 1814, d. July 4, 1881, Ephraim, Utah. Their chil-
dren: Per Olsen, m. Kama ; Niels Olsen, m. Kama ;

Berta Olsen, m. August Swenson; Bengta; James Olsen;
Kjersty Olsen.

Died Oct. 1, 1857, Little Cottonwood, Utah.

PETERSON, PETER P. (son of Hans Peterson and Mar-
garet Larsen of Denmark). Born Jan. 11, 1841, Bjorup,
Falster, Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 4, 1859, George
Rowley handcart company.

Married Ann Powell Dec. 12, 1870, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas Powell and Margaret Davis of Wales, pio-
neers Aug. 20, 1868, Chester Loveland company). She was
born June 17, 1850. Their children: Thomas W.. m. Lettie
Taylor; Peter P., m. Hazel Parkinson; John D., m. Emily
Ritchie; Hans C., m. Syrena Keddington; Margaret E., m.
Charles L. Green; Mary A. Family home Kanesville, Utah.

Member 75th quorum seventies; bishop of Kanesville ward
22 years. Postmaster at Florence four years.

PETTEGREW, DAVID (son of William Pettegrew born
1752, Woodbury, Conn.). Born July 29, 1791, Chesterfield,
Vt. Came to Utah September, 1847, with contingent of
Mormon Battalion.

Married Elizabeth Alden (daughter of John Alden), who
was born Oct. 14, 1791. Their children: Lucy Ann b. April
26, 1817; David Alden b. March 8, 1819; Betsy Ann b. Feb.
11, 1823; James Phineas b. May 15, 1826; Hyrum King
Solomon b. Nov. 22, 1826; Caroline Keziah b. March 22, 182(
Lydia Louisa b. Feb. 16, 1829. Family home Jackson county.
Mo., and Nauvoo, 111.



Married Caroline Cope Feb. 12, 1856, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Samuel and Hannah Cope, both died at Nau-
voo). She was born Jan. 29, 1840, in England. Their chil-
dren: Joseph Moroni b. Nov. 9, 1856, m. Annie L. Phippen;
Mary Caroline b. Jan. 13, 1858; Josephine b. March 18, 1859;
William Helaman b. March 6, 1860, m. Mary B. Lewis; Annie
Mariah b. May 12, 1862, m. J. H. Paul. Family home, Salt
Lake City.

Bishop 10th ward Salt Lake City 1849-1863; president high
priests quorum 1853-56. Captain in Utah militia; master
mason 1820; senator In provincial state of Deseret 1849;
chaplain house of representatives territory of Utah 1857-
58 and 1860-61.

grew and Caroline Cope). Born March 5, 1860, Salt Lake

Married Mary Emma Lewis Dec. 6, 1882, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Lewis and Sarah Leaver), who was
born June, 1861, in England. Their children: William Lewis
b. Oct. 16, 1883; Mary Estella b. May 2, 1886; Mabel Caro-
line b. Aug. 29, 1889; Sarah Leah b. April 12, 1890; James
Raymond b. March 7, 1893; Annie Paulina b. April 23, 1895;
Alma Helaman b. March 23, 1898.

Superintendent Y. M. M. I. A. Juab stake 1892-1898; or-
dained bishop first ward at Nephi Nov. 24, 1901; missionary
to Mississippi 1890-1892. Councilman Nephi City 1892-96
and 1902-04; mayor of Nephi 1904-08.

PETTEY, ALBERT (son of Ebenezer Pettey, born 1737, died
Dec. 4, 1814; his mother born 1745, died March 30, 1830, in
Kentucky, 25 miles below Cincinnati). Born Aug. 10, 1795,
In Bourbon county, Ky. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1848, Heber
C. Kimball company.

Married Catherine Pettey (no relation) June 2, 1829
(parents resided near Dover, Stewart county, Tenn.). She
was born Feb. 6, 1803, in Stewart county, and came to Utah
with husband. Their children: Eliza Jane, died; William
George b. Sept. 3, 1831, m. Susan Lucretia Lowry Dec. 13,
1854, m. Adaline Vorhees; Sarah Geraldine b. March 27,
1833, m. Newman Brown; Lydia Isabel b. July 25, 1835, John
Ralph b. April 21, 1837, and Albert Augustus b. Sept. 14,
1839, died; Heber C. Kimball b. Dec. 29, 1840, m. Eunice Snow;
Catherine Elizabeth b. May 26, 1844, m. James P. Edwards;
Mary Ann b. Oct. 9, 1846, died; Joseph Henry b. June 12,
1848, m. Alveretta Driezett.

Married Lucinda Haggerty (Ayres) June 6, 1853, Salt
Lake City (parents lived in Pennsylvania). Their children:
Albert b. March 3, 1854, m. Josephine Black; Amanda b.
March 3, 1854, died; Frank b. April 26, 1856, m. Jane Brown;
John b. June 19, 1859, m. Patrera Brown. Family home
Manti. Utah.

Farmer. Died June 10, 1869, Springdale, Kane county,

PETTET, WILLIAM GEORGE (son of Albert Pettey and
Catherine Pettey). Born Sept. 3. 1831, in Henry county,
Tenn. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball com-

Married Susan Lucretia Lowry Dec. 13, 1854, Manti, Utah
(daughter of John Lowry and Mary Wilcox, both of Manti,
pioneers Sept. 30, 1847, John Taylor company). She was
born March 13, 1834, in Clay county, Mo., and died Oct. 21,
1859. Their children: Susan Angeline b. Nov. 19, 1855, m.
Walter K. Barton; William George b. Oct. 22, 1857, d. Oct.
25, 1869.

Married Adaline Vorhees Dec. 26, 1859, Manti (daughter
of Elisha Vorhees and Nancy Ann Leak, pioneers 1851, Ezra
T. Benson company), who was born Aug. 15, 1844, in Hancock
county. 111. Their children: George Albert b. Aug. 4, 1861,
m. Clara Ann Barton; Elizabeth Ann b. Dec. 12, 1862, m.
Niel C. Christensen; Heber Alonzo b. April 16, 1865, m.
Malinda Lowry; John M. b. Sept. 11, 1866, died; Catherine
Diantha b. March 27, 1868, m. David H. Jones; Warren Henry
b. Nov. 27, 1869, m. Margie Funk; Isaac Adelbert b. July 14,
1871, m. Anena Slmeson; Wallace Roundy b. Jan. 21, 1873,
m. Winnie Nicholson; James Moroni b. April 16, 1875, died;
William Arthur b. Feb. 13, 1877, m. Ada Williams; Franklin
b. Aug. 24, 1878, m. Lettie Christensen; Margret b. March
27, 1880, m. Job Oliver; Samuel Rafe b. June 26, 1882, m.
Jennie Miller; Susan Jane b. Feb. 29, 1884, m. Parley A.
Anderson; Myrtle Adaline b. Nov. 11, 1885, m. Nels Jensen.
Family home Emery, Emery Co., Utah.

Member of Manti quorum seventies; missionary among
Indians at Moab. Utah 1855; first bishop of Sterling, Utah, six
years; set apart as bishop of Emery ward 1890-96. Pioneer
to Manti November, 1849; moved to "Dixie" (Rockville)
1862; then to Johnson's Fort where he lived one year; then
to Kanarraville where he resided three years; returned to
Manti 1871; next resided at Petteyville (Sterling) six years;
moved to St. John, Ariz, and then back to Utah; resided at
Mayrteld several years; then moved to Emery 1888. Parti-
cipated in the Indian trouble April 3, 1849, at Battle Creek,
Utah, also took part in the Walker Indian war 1853; and
when the Black Hawk trouble started was in Rabbit val-
ley protecting the settlers from Indian attacks.

PETTET, HEBER C. KIMBALL (son of Albert and Cath-
erine Petty of Bourbon county, Ky.). Born Dec. 29, 1840,
in Missouri. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball

Married Eunice Snow, in 1870, Manti, Utah (daughter of
George Washington Snow and Mary Wells of Manti; came
to Utah with oxteam). She was born Feb. 5, 1850, in Mis-
souri. Their children: Mary Catherine b. Jan. 8, 1871, m.

Ole Olsen; Heber C. b. May 15, 1873, m. Maggie Keele; George
W. b. July 1, 1875, m. Zina Williams; Abarintha b. Oct. 28,
1877, m. Charles Thompson; Frank b. Sept. 9, 1880, m. Blanch
Jensen; Alexander b. Oct. 19, 1882, m. Maud Bunnel; Sarah
Isabell b. Aug. 16, 1884, m. Francis Checketts. Family home
Emery, Utah.

Member Emery quorum seventies; missionary to Tennes-
see 1898-1900; high priest; ward teacher; Sunday school
teacher. Road supervisor; farmer and blacksmith. Died
Aug. 22, 1902.

PETTIT, EDWIN (son of Jesse and Mary Pettit of Hemp-
stead, N. Y.). Born Feb. 16, 1834, near Hempstead. Came to
Utah Sept. 29, 1847, Edward Hunter company.

Married Maria Pettit April 12, 1860 (daughter of James
and Phoebe Pettit, pioneers 1848), who was born Feb. 17,
1835. Only child: Alice Maria, b. Feb. 27, 1861, m. Adam
Walker, July 24, 1885.

Married Rebecca H. Hill Oct. 29, 1864, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Archibald Hill, pioneer Sept. 28, 1847, Newel
Whitney company, and Isabel Hood, who died on the plains).
She was born April 2, 1845, Nauvoo, 111. Their children:
Mary Isabel b. July 9, 1866, m. Henry Green Dec. 9, 1891;
Clara Hannah b. May 6, 1868; Emeline b. Aug. 31, 1870, m.
Foster W. Jones Sept. 25, 1901; Edwin b. Feb. 28, 1872, m.
Sarah Louise Wickert Dec. 27, 1894; Lillian b. Aug. 5, 1873,
m. Benjamin Birkinshaw April 23, 1907; Daisy Elizabeth b.
Sept. 28, 1875; Florence b. Jan. 25, 1877; Nellie b. Feb. 10,
1878, m. Thomas F. H. Morton Sept. 6, 1905; Fannie Rebecca
b. July 9, 1880; Archibald N. b. June 18, 1882, m. Jennevieve
Johnston July 29, 1905; Elsie b. Aug. 1, 1884, m. Victor R.
McKnight April 28, 1909; Jesse R. b. July 25, 1886, m. Phyllis
Clayton June 16, 1909; Winnifred b. May 3, 1888, m. Bertram
Reeves Sept. 7, 1910; William A. b. J.uly 27, 1890.

Went to California 1849 as herd boy for Mr. Pomeroy;
worked in gold mines, returning to Salt Lake City 1850
with Charles C. Rich company; went with colony sent by
President Young to San Bernardina, Cal., 1850, and there
served with "San Bernardino Rangers," returning to Utah
six years later. Has crossed desert from Salt Lake City to
California twenty times. Member of body guard of Brig-
ham Young and Daniel H. Wells.

PETTIT, ETHAN (son of James Pettit and Mary Seely of
Long Island, N. Y.). Born Feb. 14, 1810, Long Island, N. Y.
Came to Utah September, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married Margaret Ellsworth Jan. 4, 1835, Long Island, N.
Y. (daughter of Lawrence Ellsworth and Elizabeth Picket
of New Jersey). She was born April 16, 1815. Their chil-
dren: Matilda, m. Levy Reed; Mary, m. Joseph Imlay; Mar-
garet, m. Ira Reed; Ethan, m. Maria H. Olsen; Elizabeth W.,
m. Thomas E. Jeremy, Jr. Family hpje, Salt Lake Cityi

Missionary to Elk Mountain 185&. Farmer and stock-
raiser. Died April 15, 1884, Salt Lake City.

PETTIT, ETHAN A. (son of Ethan Pettit and Margaret
Ellsworth of Hempstead, Long Island, N. Y. Came to Utah
1848). Born Feb. 16, 1852.

Married Maria H. Olsen Feb. 14, 1876, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Shure Olson and Elizabeth Jacobs of Salt Lake
City, pioneers 1849). who was born May 26, 1853. Their
children: Ira O. b. Feb. 14, 1873; Ethan A., Jr. b. Nov. 10, 1876,
d. aged 8; Ole Ellsworth b. June 6, 1881, m. Sena Jensen;
Elizabeth b. March 31, 1884, m. Herman Kesler; Joseph D.
b. Oct. 2, 1886; Ethel b. Dec. 24, 1889; Raymond A. b. Aug.
18, 1892. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Elder. Farmer and stockraiser.

PETTY JOSEPH HENRY (son of Albert Petty of Nebraska).
Born June 12, 1848, Loop Fork, Neb., on the Platte river.
Came to Utah 1848.

Married Alvaretta Duzett 1870, Rockville, Utah (daughter
of Edward P. Duzett and Mary Adeline Eweing of Salt Lake
City), who was born April 23, 1855. Their children: Joseph
E., m. Annie M. DeMill; Mary M., m. David Hirschi; Wil-
liam Wraph, m. May Ballard; Amelia Vilate, m. Daniel
Hirschi; Hanmer Duzett; Nathan, m. Adelia DeMill; Zilpha,
m. Jesse DeMill.

Second counselor to Bishop Langston and 1st counselor tn
Bishop David Hirschi. Mechanic. Died March 14, 1912,
Kanarra, Utah.

PETTY, ROBERT COVVEN. Born Nov. 21, 1812, in Dickson
county, Tenn. Came to Utah Oct. 14, 1850, Wilford Woodruff

Married Margrate Jefferson Wells, who was born March
22, 1806; came to Utah with husband. Their children: Mary
Pryannah b. Jan. 3, 1833; Jane Caroline b. July 8, 1835;
Raisia Alblnl b. July 8, 1835; Martha Narcissa b. Nov. 8, 1837;
Louisa Minerva b. Dec. 29, 1839; Robert Thomas b. Sept. 22.
1842; George Albert b. Feb. 16, 1844; Louis James b. Jan.
11, 1846; John b. March 20, 1848; Margrate Jefferson b. Sept.
13, 1849. Family home, Salt Lake City.

PETTY, LOUIS JAMES (son of Robert Cowen Petty and
Margrate Jefferson Wells). Born Jan. 11, 1846.

Married Elvira Hendricks Feb. 8, 1870, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William D. Hendricks and Elvira Smett),
who was born May 17. 1852, died May 10, 1892. Their
children: Lucy b. March 26, 1872; Alvira L. b. Sept. 26,
1874; Margrate b. Feb. 1, 1877; Elsie May b. Sept. 20, 1882;



Louis James b. Nov. 3, 1879; William Peter b. Dec. 17, 1888;
Robert Thomas b. July 3. 1888; Joseph Alma b. May 10, 1892.
Married Rosabel Pace at Logan, Utah (daughter of Edwin
Pace and Mary Jane Atkinson), who was born Nov. 20, 1862.
Their children: May Bell b. Nov. 17, 1878; Effle Eugene b.
Sept. 5, 1880; Sarah Jane b. May 31, 1882; Rosa Violate b.
Jan. 2, 1884; Liley Victory b. Jan. 13, 1886; Thomas Fredric b.
Jan. 26, 1888; George Edwin b. Oct. 9, 1889; Albert Lee b.
Nov. 21, 1892; Ida Grace b. Feb. 24, 1894; Harold F. b. Nov. 4,

PHELPS, MORRIS (son of Spencer Phelps). Born Dec. 20,
1805, New York. Came to Utah 1849, oxteam company.

Married Laura Clark. Their children: Paulina, m. Amasa
Lyman; Mary, m. Charles C. Rich; Joseph M. b. June 2, 1837.
m. Melissa Stevens, m. Eliza Clift, m. Sarah Leggett, m. Mar-
garet Hunter; Harriet, m. James Holmes; Jacob, d. child.
Family home Montpelier, Idaho.

Seventy. Stockraiser. Died October, 1887.

PHELPS, JOSEPH M. (son of Morris Phelps and Laura
Clark). Born June 2, 1837, Far West, Caldwell Co., Mo.
Came to Utah with father.

Married Melissa Stevens Dec. 25, 1857, Alpine, Utah
(daughter of Rosewell Stevens, pioneer 1847, and Mariah
Vale, of Alpine). She died March 19, 1859.

Married Eliza Clift Jan. 1, 1861, at Alpine, who was born
Jan. 25, 1846. Their children: Joseph Morris, m. Mary
Osborne; Hyrum Milton; Arthur Marion; Ezra James, m.
Jennie Roberts; Caddie Madora, m. William Shupe; Benjamin
Franklin: Clara, m. Joseph Raleigh; Pauline, m. Oscar G.
Molen; Walter George, m. Ella Holmgren; Hugh Stanley;
Heber John, m. Inez Jones.

Married Sarah Leggett Aug. 17, 1867, Salt Lake City, who
was born July 25, 1846, in England. Their children: Laura;
Eva, m. Enoch Bagley; William, m. Ellen Pearson; Rosetta,
m. Ned Bolles; Josephine, m. Randolph H. Groo; Martin
Henry, m. Iva Smart; Louise; Lottie A., m. Edward Grosjean;
Areta, m. Parley P. George.

Married Margaret Hunter (Groo) May 30, 1880, Salt Lake
City, who was born Sept. 30, 1851, Salt Lake City. Their
children: Leo Wesley, d. May 19, 1894; Joseph Smith b.
March 6, 1883, m. Margaret Wilcox Sept. 30, 1906; Mary
Ann, m. William Charles Parker, of Hooper; George Lafay-
ette. Family home Montpelier, Idaho.

Elder; teacher. Assisted In settlement of Alpine City;
and with Charles C. Rich helped to settle Bear Lake valley.
Assisted In building wagon roads in and around Montpelier,
Idaho. Railroad contractor and rancher. Died Sept. 29,
1886, near Cokevllle, Wyo.

Margaret Hunter was the widow of Isaac Groo, whom
she married Jan. 24, 1870 and mother of: Howard Groo, m.
Priscllla Clark; Randolph Groo, m. Josephine Phelps.

PHELPS, JOSEPH SMITH (son of Joseph M. Phelps and
Margaret Hunter). Born March 6, 1883, Montpelier, Idaho.

Married Margaret Wilcox Sept. 30, 1906, Montpelier
(daughter of Francis Wilcox and Rebecca Ann Brandon
of Ohio, pioneers). She was born Oct. 3, 1885. Family
home, Montpelier.

Member 79th quorum seventies; missionary to England
1909-12; ward teacher; stake aid In Y. M. M. I. A. Police-
man. Plumber and carpenter.

PHELPS, WILLIAM WINES (son of Enon Phelps and
Mehitabel Goldsmith, of Hanover, Morris county, N. J., and
Nauvoo). He was born Feb. 17, 1792, Hanover, N. J. Came
to Utah Sept. 16, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married Sally Waterman April 28, 1815, Smyrna, N. Y.
(daughter of David B. Waterman and Jerusha Bassett of
Ohio), who was born July 24, 1797, Franklin, Delaware
county, N. Y. Their children: William Waterman, m. Lydia
Brewster; Sabrina, m. Joseph K. Bent; Mehitabel. m. Willis
Dalls; Sarah, m. Samuel Shaw; Henry Enon, m. Mary Cath-
erine Mickeljohn; James and Jerusha, d. infants; Lydia,
ni. Jemirah Varney; Mary, and Prlncetta, d. Infants. Family
borne, Salt Lake City.

Justice of peace; notary public. Speaker house represen-
tatives state legislature. Died March 7, 1872.

PHELPS, WILLIAM WATERMAN (son of William Wines
Phelps and Sally Westerman). Born Jan. 23, 1823, Homer,
Cortland county, N. Y. Came to Utah in 1852.

Married Lydia Brewster (daughter of Charles and Caro-
line Brewster, pioneers 1852). Their children: Franklin;
William Waterman; Clarence; Fredrick; Lydia. Family
home Placerville, Cal.

PHELPS. HENRY ENON (son of William Wines Phelps and
Sally Waterman). Born Oct. 21, 1828, Canandalgua, N. Y.
Came to Utah In 1848.

Married Mary Catherine Mickeljohn Sept. 17, 1863, Salt
Lake City (daughter of David Forbes Mickeljohn and Esther
Cowen Martin of Glasgow, Scotland), who was born July
28, 1846. Their children: Henry Enon Noah, m. Vina M.
Jones; William Wines, m. Letta Roger; Mary Ada, d. child;
David Alexander; Pharoah Alfred, m. Lottie Bennett; Clara
May, m. Lester R. Rigs; Lillian Almenice, m. Walter Tuhey;
Howard Edward, m. Louisa Stokes; Mary Katie, d. child;
Joshua Alma b. Sept. 10, 1879; Abraham, d. Infant; George
Arthur, m. Edna Florence Griggs; Leo, d. Infant; Alice
Esther, m. Byron Malin. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England 1855-57; member historian's office.
Merchant. Died March 1, 1901.

PHILLIPS, GEORGE MATHEW DOW (son of David Phillips
and Hannah Dow, of New Brunswick, Canada). Born May
23, 1816, in Hampton Parish, County York, New Brunswick,
Canada. Came to Utah Sept. 25, 1855.

Married Susan Jacques Dec. 20, 1855, Salt Lake City,
(daughter of Thomas Jacques and Sarah Farnsworth, of
Aylesford, Nova Scotia, pioneers. Oct. 4, 1854, Orson Pratt
and Horace S. Eldredge company). She was born Dec. 19,
1832. Their children: Mathew J., m. Elizabeth Woodhead;
Arietta, m. Hosea Sterrett; Heber, m. Salena Horton; Alice
Maud, m. H. M. Carlow; James Emery, m. Minnie Jensen;
Laura A., m. Edward F. Jackman; Luella, died; Flora; James

Member 45th quorum seventies; president of the church
branch in York County, New Brunswick. Settled at Provo,
1855, and assisted in building up that part of the country.
Millman and blacksmith. Died Sept. 22, 1893, Provo, Utah.

PHILLIPS, JAMES EMERY (son of George Mathew Dow
Phillips and Susan Jacques). Born May 6, 1866, in New
Brunswick, Canada. Came to Utah in 1872.

Married Minnie Jensen Dec. 31, 1890, Provo, Utah (daugh-
ter of Henrik Peter Jensen of Germany and Johannah Marie
Jorgensen of Denmark, former came to Utah 1874, the latter,
1875). She was born April 14, 1870. Their children: Arthur
Emery b. Jan. 6, 1892; Virgie Myrle b. June 6, 1893, m. Reed
Rudolph Elkins; Leila Mabel b. July 16, 1895; Mathew Dow
b. March 4, 1897; Pauline Marie b. May 16, 1901; Etta May
b. May 4, 1903; Susan Maurine b. May 27, 1907; James Emery
b. Jan. 1, 1909. Family home Provo, Utah.

Farmer and fruitgrower.

PHILLIPS, ISHMAEL (son of Thomas Phillips of Hereford-
shire, Eng.). Born May 22, 1815, Buttons Lake, West Hyde
Parish, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1863, John W. Wooley

Married Mary Goodsell 1834, Suttons Lake, West Hyde
Parish, Eng. (daughter of Susan Bailey), who was born
Fob. 14, 1815, and died Dec. 7, 1904. Came to Utah with
her husband. Their children: Elizabeth, m. Henry Walker;
Thomas, died; Mary Ann, m. John H. Walker. Family
home Union ward. Salt Lake county, Utah.

Bishop of Union ward July 1, 1877-1900; ordained patri-
arch 1900. Farmer. Died Feb. 5, 1905.

PHILLIPS, RICHARD (son of Jacob and Rachel Phillips of
American Fork, Utah). Born at Tom's River, Ocean county,
N. J.). Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1861, Milo Andrews company.

Married Margaret Luker at Tom's River, N. J. (daughter
of Thomas Luker and Mary Ann Rose). Their children:
Mary Elizabeth, m. Polar Applegate; Elmira, m. Thomas
Allman; Rachael, m. Henry W. Davis; John Wesley, m.
Eliza Ann Abbey; Louis Lane, m. Elvira Kenny; Amizon, m.
Charlotte Taylor; Emma, m. Oliver Thornton; Thomas, m.
Anna Precilla Thornton, m. Suzan Taylor; Sarah, m. Amos
Thornton; Richard Ellwood and Benjamin, died. Family
home American Fork, Utah.

Married Caroline Hawkins at American Fork, Utah. Their
children: Emma; Sidney. Family home, American Fork.

PHILLIPS, JOHN WESLEY (son of Richard Phillips and
Margaret Luker). Born June 17, 1843. Came to Utah in

Married Eliza Ann Eby Feb. 5, 1867, at American Fork,
Utah (daughter of John Eby and Elizabeth Pierce, pioneers
1848). Their children: Margarette b. Nov. 1, 1869, m. Harry
Glaze; Mary Elizabeth b. Jan. 19, 1871, m. Edwin Barrett;
Sylvia b. March 1, 1874, m. George Nichols; John Wesley, Jr.
b. Jan. 8, 1877; Roy b. Jan. 22, 1880; Earl b. Feb. 4. 1881;
Harriette b. May 27, 1883; Ethel b. June 2, 1885; Priel b.
Oct. 27, 1888. Family home American Fork, Utah.

High priest. Marshal 1884-88. Died April 1, 1899.

PHILLIPS, JOHN WESLEY (son of John Wesley Phillips and
Eliza Eby), born Jan. 8, 1877, American Fork, Utah.

PHILLIPS, WILLIAM. Born 1809, Monmouth, South Wales.
Came to Utah about 1860.

Married Hannah Bognell at Monmouth (daughter of John
Bognell and Maria Bock, pioneers 1859). She was born
1814. Only child: Joseph, m. Sarah L. Roundy. Family
home Wanship, Summit Co., Utah.

Died Nov. 4, 1881.

PHILLIPS, JOSEPH (son of William Phillips and Hannah
Bognell). Born Aug. 15, 1853, Brierly Hill, Staffordshire,
Eng. Came to Utah 1864.

Married Sarah L. Roundy Jan. 1, 1876, Wanship, Utah
(daughter of Jared Curtis Roundy and Lovlsa Jenne. of
Wanship; former pioneer July 24, 1847, Brigham Young
company). She was born Jan. 17, 1858. Their children:
Josephine b. Sept. 19. 1876, m. Eugene Clark; Jennie b. Aug.
4, 1878, m. Lee Chamberlain; Joseph C. b. May 25, 1880, m.
Helen M. Lee; Edna May b. Oct. 22, 1883, m. William New-
berry; Lula Maud b. March 9, 1886, m. Warren Mecham;
Lyle E. b. March 10, 1888; Ernest W. b. Feb. 17, 1891; Blanche
b. Feb. 20, 1893; Florence b. Sept. 1, 1895; Evalyn Irene b.
March 6, 1898. Family home, Wanship.

Miningman and farmer. Died March 21, 1907, Oakley, Utah.



PHILLIPS, JOSEPH C. (son of 'Joseph Phillips and Sarah L.
Roundy). Born May 26, 1880, Wanship.

Married Helen M. Lee April 7, 1903, at Wanship (daughter
of Marquis F. Lee and Ann Lee of Kalamazoo, Mich. Came
to Utah 1870). She was born Oct. 10, 1884. Their children:
Mark C. b. April 12, 1904; Inez b. Aug. 28, 1908; Fern Lucile
b. Feb. 27, 1910. Family home, Wanship.


PICKERING, SIMEON (son of William Pickering of Foster.
Yorkshire, and Martha Saunders of Scarborough, Eng.).
Born Nov. 10, 1817, Wansford, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 29,
1868, William S. Seeley company.

Married Ellen Elizabeth Harper Dec. 21, 1839, Driffleld,
Eng. (daughter of Henry Harper of Yorkshire, and Martha
Golltry of Scarborough, Eng.). She was born Aug. 6, 1817,
died April 6, 1897. Their children: Ann Elizabeth b. Dec.

17, 1840, d. aged 16; John b. Sept. 23, 1842, m. Naomi ;

Mary b. July 30, 1845, m. Samuel Fifleld; Henry Harper b.
April 15, 1848, and Martha Ellen b. April 17. 1852, d. infants;
Willard Richards b. Sept. 30, 1853, m. Eunice Draker; Heber
b. April 25, 1856, d. infant; Franklin Harper b. Dec. 23, 18B7,
m. Mary Jane Snowball. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Elder. Miller. Died Nov. 22, 1892.

Ing and Ellen Elizabeth Harper). Born Dec. 23, 1857, Hull,
Eng. Came to Utah with parents.

Married Mary Jane Snowball Sept. 6, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Ralph Snowball and Jane Thomas of Salt Lake
City, pioneers 1853). She was born Dec. 19, 1865, at Salt
Lake City. Their children: Franklin William b. June 13,
1884, d. infant; Jane Elizabeth b. Dec. 12, 1886, m. John Fred
Evans; Mary b. Dec. 20, 1888, m. Thomas Bow Brighton.

High priest; ward teacher. Motorman for Utah Light and
Railway company at Salt Lake City 23 years.

PICKETT, MORONI (son of Matthew Pickett and Harriett
Pocock of England). Born Oct. 16, 1848, Currldge, Berk-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 16, 1862.

Married Frances A. Clegg July 30, 1870, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Benjamin Clegg and Elizabeth Dodd, England
pioneers 1849, Daniel Jones company). She was born Sept.
2, 1851. Their children: Hyrum E. b. May 18. 1871, m. Min-
nie E. Tolman; Oliver B. b. May 10, 1874, m. Ammar E. Mar-
cus; Albert b. July 11, 1877; Rubey P. b. March 13, 1881, m.
Judson Mabey; Eugene b. Sept. 22, 1885, m. Emma A. Mabey;

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